Casa de Vista Alta in Mindo has a garden and barbecue facilities. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with an outdoor fireplace. There's a restaurant serving American cuisine, and free private parking is available. The rooms at the guest house come with a seating area. Featuring a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and bathrobes, rooms at Casa de Vista Alta also feature free Wifi, while certain rooms contain a terrace. At the accommodation rooms have bed linen and towels. A continental, full English/Irish or American breakfast is served at the property. Casa de Vista Alta has a picnic area. Guests at the guest house will be able to enjoy activities in and around Mindo, like cycling. The nearest airport is Quito Mariscal Sucre International, 73 miles from Casa de Vista Alta, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Casa de Vista Alta has been welcoming guests since Feb 12, 2020

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, American

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Mindo
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  • Lisa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful location in the cloud forest a few miles above the town of Mindo. We stayed in the upper level of the Canopy treehouse, which was a perfect combination of a quiet retreat with the birds and surrounded by an incredible view of nature. We...
  • Mary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We were so pleased with our hotel experience. We stayed at the canopy house which was amazing. The view from the room of the Andean cloud forestthe outdoor jacuzzi, waking up to birdsong. The fresh breakfast was amazing, but so were all of...
  • Cathleen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We made a last minute reservation, and enjoyed our time on the veranda with a glass of wine and hummingbirds as entertainment while staff readied our room. Hot running water and power in the middle of the peaceful jungle—what luxury! Great views,...
  • Melissa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful wood and brick building, comfortable bed and extremely clean. Gorgeous views and the hummingbirds are delightful! I could have watched them for hours. Ten minute taxi ride from Mindo town, but so much more pleasant to stay here. If you...
  • S
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The facilities were clean, the surroundings were beautiful, the staff was friendly. Fernando, the owner, was very accommodating and helpful. He arranged all the transportation and guided our bird-watching trips.
  • Gian
    A birder's dream! The deck overlooks intact forest and the thoughtfully landscaped grounds and well-placed feeders draw in a great variety of species. Fernando was a superb host- charming and attentive to detail. The hotel was spotless, the food...
  • Sonia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    My boyfriend and I stayed here for 2 nights and had the most amazing time. Fernando from the front desk was very attentive and detail oriented, guiding u to the best services and tours in Mindo. He helped with everything we could have possibly...
  • Whitney
    This hotel is a gem! No need to schedule a bird watching tour, just relax on the balcony and you’ll see plenty! Fernando was a great host! He’s friendly, helpful, and helped us rookies spot all the birds (😆), and John prepared delicious meals! The...
  • Tristen
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The toucans and birds. Best view in Mindo in my opinion
  • Jefferson
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Fantastic, immaculate estate with sweeping cloud forest views. Fernando is a gracious host who ensures a 5-star experience. Delicious breakfast of biscuits, fresh fruit, juice and coffee alongside swarms of diverse hummingbirds.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, Can you arrange pick-up from Quito airport? If so, how much does it cost (2 people)?

    Dear guest, we offer private transfer is/out service. The price depends of the hour of your arrival. You can send us the information in a message from your reservation at Best regards,
    Answered on 11 April 2022
  • Is the wiFi service steady? I want to stay a couple days in Mindo, but I work remotely and I need to wifi signal to be steady enough during the day. Thanks!

    Dear guest, effectively we provide WiFi service in all the rooms. Best regards.
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • how much does it cost to get a taxi to town?

    Hello! The price is around $5
    Answered on 22 March 2023

Managed by Casa de Vista Alta

Company review score: 9.6Based on 106 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Fernando has worked for 12 years in some of Ecuador finest hotels, he is a sought after birdwatching and nature guide in Ecuador. His experience and insights will ensure you can enjoy all the comforts of home and much more in one of the world's most fascinating biodiversity hotspots.

Property info

Casa de Vista Alta is the result of many years of dreaming and saving. Finally, after a two-year construction project, it is open for guests. It is a combination of red brick and hardwood with wide open spaces and large glass windows. Views are fantastic throughout the property and it is located a short drive, or walk, to the town services.

Neighborhood info

Located on the 'Ruta San Lorenzo', Casa de Vista Alta is a world class haven for birdwatchers and nature lovers. It's just a short walk from Mindo's waterfall sanctuary and with astonishing views of the Nambillo Cordillero. There are also ample adventure sports within easy access and all the charms of Mindo town.

Languages Spoken


Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      American • Local • Latin American
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free

Amenities of Casa de Vista Alta
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Restaurant
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/out
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Express check-in/out
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Hypoallergenic
    • Designated smoking area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Mosquito net
    • Wake-up service
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Packed lunches
    • Family rooms
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Room service
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    House rules

    Casa de Vista Alta takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM


    From 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 12 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Adult (18+ years)
    Extra bed upon request
    $35 per person, per night

    Prices for extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no cribs available at this property.

    All extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Casa de Vista Alta accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

    Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

    Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    Please inform Casa de Vista Alta of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Casa de Vista Alta

    • Casa de Vista Alta offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Cycling
      • Hiking
      • Walking tours
      • Bike tours

    • Casa de Vista Alta is 1 miles from the center of Mindo. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at Casa de Vista Alta may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Casa de Vista Alta has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant

    • Room options at Casa de Vista Alta include:

      • Double
      • Villa
      • Suite

    • Check-in at Casa de Vista Alta is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

    • Guests staying at Casa de Vista Alta can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • American